NTSB Identification: CHI82IA364B
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Incident occurred Thursday, September 23, 1982 in PONTIAC, MI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/23/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N4745B
Injuries: 3 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators used data provided by various sources and may not have traveled in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft incident report.

THE PILOT WAS ON A LOCAL FLIGHT IN CESSNA 152, N4745B, PRACTICING LANDINGS DURING A PERIOD OF PEAK TRAFFIC. WHILE THE PILOT WAS IN THE TRAFFIC TO LAND ON RUNWAY 27R, ANOTHER CESSNA 152, N24236, WAS CLEARED ONTO THE LEFT RUNWAY (27L). AT 1722:05, N24236 WAS CLEAR FOR TAKEOFF AND WAS INSTRUCTED TO FLY RIGHT TRAFFIC FOR RUNWAY 27R. AT 1722:11, N4745B WAS CLEARED FOR A TOUCH-AND-GO ON RIGHT RUNWAY. AFTER TAKEOFF, N24236 STARTED A RIGHT TURN. AT 1723:34, LOCAL CONTROL ISSUED AN ADVISORY FOR N24236 TO TURN WESTBOUND (RUNWAY HEADING), THEN PROVIDED A WARNING OF THE OTHER CESSNA IN ITS VICINITY. AT ABOUT THAT TIME, THE PILOT OF N4745B SAW THE LANDING GEAR ABOUT 1 TO 2 FT ABOVE THE RIGHT WING. HE TOOK EVASIVE ACTION, BUT NOT IN TIME. THE PROPELLER OF N4745B STRUCK THE RIGHT MAIN TIRE OF N24236. BOTH AIRCRAFT LANDED SAFELY WITH ONLY MINOR DAMAGE.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this incident to be:

CONTROL TOWER SERVICE..INADEQUATE..ATC PERSONNEL(LCL/GND/CLNC)

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this incident to be:

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this incident to be:

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT OF OTHER AIRCRAFT

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